Royal Enfield’s Versatile, Enjoyable + Accessible Himalayan Motorcycle

This dual-sport machine provides plenty of bliss on and off the pavement

It’s important to understand that Royal Enfield bikes are not typically designed for the American market. With the exception of the INT650 Twin and GT650 Twin, Royal Enfield makes single-cylinder, low-displacement motorcycles well-suited to heavy urban use and the occasional longer jaunt. Globally speaking—and certainly in India, where Royal Enfields have been entirely manufactured since 1962—this approach makes sense as the populations of dense cities …

Test Ride: 2020 Indian Scout Bobber Twenty

This timeless bike makes for an exhilarating ride

A motorcycle like the 2020 Indian Scout Bobber Twenty begs to be ridden. Its low-slung stance, floating solo seat, and mini-ape bars form a tight unit that calls out to observers. Even at first glance, it’s clear this bike is special. The moment you’re on the saddle, though, an energy flows through you; a highly focused buzz. You reach down, turn the key in the …

Inside the Fast-Paced World of American Flat Track Racing

The racing world's lesser-known discipline proves as exhilarating as its counterparts

Formed in 1932 by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), Class A Pro Flat Track Racing was the USA’s original extreme sport. Like the early days of the Grand Prix, where carmakers put new technologies to the test, American Flat Track (AFT) was a stage for motorcycle companies to try out innovations that would later be applied to street bikes. Competition in any field yields fertile …